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What curtain pole should I get?

Choosing the right pole for your curtain is essential, not just for aesthetics but also functionality! Finding the right one might be tricky, so here is our guide for choosing the right curtain pole for your space. Measure your windows Ensure you measure the width of your windows – the ideal curtain pole should extend […]

Which window dressing is the best for your home decor?

From hand-made curtains and blinds to shutters and poles – at Closs & Hamblin we offer a vast array of bespoke made to measure window dressings. But which one would look the best in your home? Read our guide for an instant inspiration & choose the perfect window treatment to compliment your style! Clean & […]

Autumn Colours for a Cosy Home Decor

The leaves are beginning to change colours, the long nights are drawing in, and the air gets more crispy… Autumn is here. It’s a perfect opportunity to bring rich tones to your home with our autumn-ready colour guide for a truly cosy home. Pumpkin Spice Deep and dark shades of orange are a fantastic choice […]

2024 Colour Trends for Home Décor

Colour trends are a great starting point for inspiration. They set exciting foundations and can influence your new home décor direction. So whether you’re a new homeowner looking for a completely new look, or if you simply seek new elements to make your home feel more exciting – keep reading for the 2024 colour forecast […]

5 Outdoor Decor Styles to try this summer!

Sunny weather makes it hard to stay indoors, so it’s the perfect time to elevate your outdoor space! If you’re looking for ideas how to make your outdoors more aesthetical and welcoming – we’ve collected 5 decor styles you can bring to your patio, garden, conservatory or balcony! Night in Morocco Moroccan design features abundance […]

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Curtain Heading Tapes Explained

There are many different types of heading tapes that you can use when making curtains. Each one creates a different style of curtain from traditional to contemporary. Some are also more suited to certain types of fabrics than others. It can get quite confusing when faced with lots of different options so here is a quick […]

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New Home Colours – See the colour of the year 2023!

Do you want to know what colour will be trending in 2023? Maybe you’re thinking about redecorating your old space to look more modern, or maybe you hope to find your forever home next year and are collecting inspiration… Let’s take a look at the forecast collected from home industry experts for the trendiest colours […]

New Home Interior Trends for 2022/23 You Will Love!

Just as fashion changes with each season, interior design also faces new trends & themes, often dictated by social events. If you want to amaze with your space while entertaining or simply seek inspiration to uplift your home, it’s worth keeping an eye out for what’s in. Read below our curated list of this season’s […]

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Interior Paint Inspo! 30 Ideas of how to paint your home

Creative interior paint ideas can bring unique beauty to home – and the more inventive they are, the better.  With our stunning collection of designer paints, a new dream home is just a click away! As Marianne Shillingford, Creative Director at Dulux says:  ‘The right interior paint colours can even make small spaces appear larger […]

How to achieve Instant Blackout Curtains

After another cold and gloomy winter, the longer and brighter days are finally here. Sounds great but not when you’re trying to catch some well-deserved sleep. Sunrise arrives much earlier meaning that unless your windows are sunlight proofed with blackout curtains & blinds, daylight might disturb your sleep and affect your sleeping pattern during the […]